Publications and standards

RCR guidance and standards cover a wide range of topics including the delivery of high-quality radiology services, guidance on good practice, use of information technology resources and workforce reports. Electronic copies of the majority of our publications are available to download free of charge. 

All of our guidance and standards are drafted by working parties including Fellows and members of the RCR.

Publications are reviewed regularly by the Clinical Radiology Professional Support and Standards Board to ensure that they remain relevant and up to date.

If you need further help please contact us by emailing: publications@rcr.ac.uk

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Clinical Radiology UK workforce census 2014 report - BFCR(15)3

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Current
The RCR clinical radiology workforce census provides powerful and robust data on the nature and location of consultant workforce throughout the UK.
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A guide to understanding the implications of the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations in diagnostic and interventional radiology - BFCR(15)2

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Under review
Practical guidance on the implementation of IR(ME)R for staff groups delivering diagnostic and interventional imaging services involving radiation.
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Guidance for appointments to associate specialist and specialty doctor posts - RCR(15)5

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Current
The recommendations in this document should be implemented for all doctors working in specialty doctor posts and be reflected in job advertisements and person specifications.
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Standards for intravascular contrast administration to adult patients, Third edition - BFCR(15)1

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Archive
This document has been replaced by RCR endorsement of the 2016 RANZCR Iodinated Contrast Guidelines which can be viewed at https://www.ranzcr.com/search/ranzcr-iodinated-contrast-guidelines
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Standards for the provision of an ultrasound service - BFCR(14)17

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Current
This document sets standards in key areas that are seen as essential for the delivery of high-quality and effective ultrasound imaging services and examinations.
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Standards of practice of computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) in adult patients - BFCR(14)16

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Current
This document brings toghert the latest guidance on departmental standards of practice required to deliver safe computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) to adult patients.
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Cancer multidisciplinary team meetings – standards for clinical radiologists - BFCR(14)15

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Current
This document outlines the requirement for consultant radiologists and radiology departments to maximise the benefit of MDTMs.
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Clinical Radiology UK Workforce Census Report 2012 - BFCR(14)14

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Current
The RCR’s primary source of workforce data is captured through its workforce census. This report provides results of the 2012 census and comparisons to previous years.
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Investing in the interventional radiology workforce: the quality and efficiency case - BFCR(14)13

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Current
Interventional radiology (IR) is now facing a major challenge to sustain existing services. This document states the case for an increased IR workforce in England.
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Provision of interventional radiology services - BFCR(14)12

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Archive
This document has been produced to inform service providers, clinicians and commissioning bodies of the requirements for the provision of a safe and sustainable interventional radiology service.

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